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Investors have been “doubling down” on sustainability over the last quarter — and sustainable funds have actually outperformed the broader market, according to an analyst at BNP Paribas Asset Management. That’s a departure from historical precedents where people shifted their focus from sustainability to near-term profits in tough times, Gabriel Wilson-Otto, head of stewardship, Asia
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Rick Smith, CEO of Axon Enterprises. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Shares of law enforcement supplier Axon Enterprise spiked more than 9% in premarket trading after protests against police brutality turned violent in many cities across the country.   Axon, formerly known as Taser International, sells electrical weapons and body cameras for law enforcement officers. The stock’s jump
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Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Tuesday that there was “good news across the board” on the coronavirus battle as U.S. stock surged. Appearing on “Squawk Box,” the chief economic advisor at Allianz said he is encouraged by developments on a potential Covid-19 vaccine and the lack of a dramatic spike in new cases as states moved to reopen
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s concerned the stock market’s rally from its March lows may run out of steam unless Congress approves additional coronavirus relief measures.  “Without another package, I know it’s trillions of dollars, we’re just going to kind of sputter out,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” ”I get worried. It’s just too many people that
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that he thought some stocks were rallying too far too quickly given the high level of unemployment in the United States as the economy tries to pull out of the coronavirus slowdown.  “It’s too ‘happy days are here again,'” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “It’s just not going
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Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel Source: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel A small firm is looking to make a change at a real estate investment trust, an area typically tough for activism. Company: CIM Commercial Trust Corp. (CMCT) Business: Real estate investment trust that primarily acquires, owns, and operate Class A and office assets in the United States. Stock market
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Jeff Lawson, CEO, Twilio Scott Mlyn | CNBC An index of cloud stocks developed by venture-capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners reached new highs this week as  U.S. indexes still recover from the selloff that began in February.  The BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, established in 2013, is up about 31% for the year, while the S&P
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Pedestrians walk past a J.P. Morgan Chase bank branch. Alex Tsai | SOPA Images | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The beaten-down banking sector will remain under pressure through 2025 even as the economy recovers, the International Monetary Fund said Friday.  In its latest “Global Financial Stability Report,” the IMF found banks across nine advanced economies will struggle
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